Jeannette M. Rogers (Rheault), passed away peacefully on March 24, 2023, at the age of 94
surrounded by her loving family. She was a beloved member of the Leominster community and
will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Jeannette was a lifelong resident of Leominster and the daughter of the late parents Gerard and
Marion Rheault (Carney). She graduated from Leominster High School in 1948. She was a
hardworking and dedicated employee, having worked at Fort Devens and for Dr. Joseph Cronin,
DDS for many years. She took great pride in her work and was highly respected by her
colleagues and clients.
Jeannette loved spending time in Florida during the winter months and at Wells Beach during
the summer. She was a fantastic card player and enjoyed gathering with her girlfriends for
coffee. Throughout her life, she traveled with her late husband and her friends. Jeannette was a
Leominster High School football fan, a legacy created by her late husband’s time as a referee.
She had a vibrant sense of style and a dynamic wit that will be greatly missed by all who knew
her. She also had a strong faith and was a regular attendee at St. Cecilia's Church.
Jeannette was predeceased by her parents Gerard and Marion Rheault (Carney), her brother
Gerard, her loving husband Norman J. Rogers, and her son Norman “Buddy” Rogers. She is
survived by her son Gary Rogers; her daughter-in-law Audrey Rogers and grandsons Justin and
Jamie Rogers; her daughter Mary Beth Rogers, her granddaughter and grandson-in-law Rachel
and Benjamin Paraski, and her grandson Nathaniel Vilandre.
A private Funeral Mass will be held at St. Cecilia's Church, under the care of Brandon Funeral
Home. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Leominster
Public Library or St. Marie Roman Catholic Church, 378 Notre Dame Ave, Manchester, NH